Wembley Stadium April 24th

Manchester United 4 (Pearson, Andersen, Rowley 2) Blackpool 2 (Shimwell (Penalty), Mortensen)

Manchester United : Crompton, Carey, Aston, Anderson, Chiltern, Cockburn, Delaney, Morris, Rowley, Pearson, Mitten


Blackpool : Robinson, Shimwell, Crosland, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Munro, Mortensen, Dick, Rickett

99,000 saw Manchester United first appearance in the FA Cup Final for 39 years,this time against Lancashire rivals Blackpool. A penalty in the 12th minute saw Blackpool take an early lead, with full-back Eddie Shimwell scoring from the spot, this was the first time a full back scored at Wembley.

Jack Rowley(Manchester United) equalised after 28 minutes only for Blackpool (Stan Mortensen) to re-take the lead 7 minutes later and go in at half time 2-1 up.

Blackpool held onto this lead for most of the second half but with 20 minutes left, Manchester United took a free kick quickly which was headed in by Jack Rowley, the game turned and with two goals in 2 minutes saw Manchester United lift the trophy.

An original Football programme of the 1948 FA Cup Final was recently sold for £227 on eBay, and a ticket stub was sold for £50.

Below are some items (mainly Football Programmes) that are currently listed on eBay that may have a connection with the 1948 FA Cup Final

F.A Cup Final April 1948, Manchester United V Blackpool 4-2 Ticket
Current Price : £ 48.00
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1948 MANCHESTER UNITED v BLACKPOOL FA CUP FINAL PROGRAMME ILLUSTRATED SOUVENIR
Current Price : £ 45.99
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16 hours

RARE NOTTS COUNTY v BARROW F.A. CUP 2ND ROUND 1948/49 DIV 3 SOUTH TOMMY LAWTON
Current Price : £ 19.99
(0 Bids)-Closes in :
16 hours

FA Cup Final Programme 1948 Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 75.00
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1 days 5 hours

1948 FA CUP FINAL BLACKPOOL V MANCHESTER UNITED PROGRAMME
Current Price : £ 85.00
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1 days 17 hours

1948 FA Cup FINAL Programme BLACKPOOL v MANCHESTER UNITED, 24th April (Org*)
Current Price : £ 159.99


1948 FA Cup Semi Final - BLACKPOOL V TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR - @ Villa Park
Current Price : £ 59.00


Johnny Morris Manchester United 1948 FA Cup Final Signed Limited Ed
Current Price : £ 39.50


1948 FA CUP FINAL BLACKPOOL V MANCHESTER UNITED PROGRAMME
Current Price : £ 129.99


1948 FA CUP FINAL BLACKPOOL V MANCHESTER UNITED TICKET STUB
Current Price : £ 110.99


1948 FA Cup final Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 95.00


1948 FA Cup Semi Final Derby County v Manchester United Man Utd Mar 48 Programme
Current Price : £ 45.00
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3 days 16 hours

Man Utd v Blackpool 1948 FA Cup Final Ticket/Coaster
Current Price : £ 5.99


Man Utd v Blackpool 1948 FA Cup Final Ticket/Coaster
Current Price : £ 5.99


1948 FA Cup final programme mint condition Manchester United v Blackpool Repro.
Current Price : £ 7.95


1948 FA Cup FINAL Programme- BLACKPOOL v. MANCHESTER UNITED
Current Price : £ 159.99


1948 F.A. CUP FINAL PROGRAMME - BLACKPOOL v MANCHESTER U. 24/4/1948 NICE COPY
Current Price : £ 69.99
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5 days 18 hours

24.4.1948. Manchester United v Blackpool, (FA Cup Final), Pirate-Ross.
Current Price : £ 45.00


1948 F.A.Cup Final Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 75.00
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6 days 13 hours

1948/1949 WOLVES v MANCHESTER UNITED FA CUP SEMI FINAL OFFICIAL PROGRAMME
Current Price : £ 29.99
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6 days 16 hours